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What is celiac disease

What is Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune disease that affects the small intestine and prevents the absorption of nutrients. It is caused by eating food with gluten, a protein found in rye, wheat and barley. If a person with celiac disease eats food with...

Dermatitis herpetiformis

Dermatitis herpetiformis is a chronic disease that is a unique manifestation of the celiac disease. Its symptoms are itchy, burning skin, with painful blisters and lesions on knees, elbows, buttocks, back and on the head. Interestingly, people who...

Gluten Sensitivity

The increase in the number of cases of celiac disease enabled medical practitioners to develop fairly accurate tests which can clearly determine if a person is suffering from celiac disease or not. Many people who needed medical attention for...